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Stokehouse Precinct

Architect: Robert Simeoni Architects, George Livissianis, Pascale Gomes-Mcnabb

South | S32

The Stokehouse Precinct building, located on St Kilda Beach, opened in late 2017 and was built after a devastating fire in the old Stokehouse. The building is a result of the collaborative talents of Robert Simeoni Architects, Pascale Gomes-Mcnabb, George Livissianis and the Van Haandel Group. It is home to Stokehouse – one of Melbourne’s most iconic restaurants; Pontoon, a beachside bar and eatery; and Paper Fish, a seasonal fish-and-chip kiosk. Stokehouse Precinct will be the first Five Star Green Star rated building of its type in Australia. The Green Star rating is given based on the sustainable design, construction and operation of the building. The nature of a hospitality building provides unique challenges in achieving this rating, which will be discussed in the walking tours. Many innovative technologies have been utilised in the building including ‘E-water’, solar power, onsite composting, sustainable and recycled materials, geothermal heating and cooling, and low-carbon concrete.

Need to Know

  • Open: Thursday 3 & Thursday 1 January 11am - Booking required for this building

  • Photography Restricted: Yes

  • What's Open: All parts of the building

  • Tour Type: S32

  • Tour Details: First release Friday 13 July 8:30 am until booked out, second release Friday 20 July 8:30 am until booked out, small booking fee applies. Tours at 11am, running for 30minutes, in groups of 10

  • Access: Limited mobility

  • Building Type: Commercial

  • Facilities: Toilets, Food and beverage available

  • Special Programming: Joost Bakker will host an informative walking tour of Stokehouse Precinct, commencing at 11am. Guests will be treated to a drink and snack in Stokebar to finish.

  • Transport: Tram Stop: The Esplanade (St Kilda) on route 3, 16 and 98

  • Photo Credit: Simon Shiff, Kristoffer Paulsen, John Gollings, Marcel Aucar


30 Jacka Boulevard, St Kilda, VIC


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